negligible


neg·li·gi·ble

adjective \ˈne-gli-jə-bəl\

: very small or unimportant

Full Definition of NEGLIGIBLE

:  so small or unimportant or of so little consequence as to warrant little or no attention :  trifling <a negligible error>
neg·li·gi·bil·i·ty \ˌne-gli-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
neg·li·gi·bly \ˈne-gli-jə-blē\ adverb

Examples of NEGLIGIBLE

  1. A negligible amount of damage was done to the vehicle.
  2. The price difference was negligible.

Origin of NEGLIGIBLE

Latin neglegere, negligere
First Known Use: 1829

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